Jones Storm Chaser Split
Details: The otherworldly performance of the Storm Chaser could not be contained to just the resort boundaries. The Storm Chaser Splitboard unlocks access to those remote frozen swells and packs insane float into a short, but still high volume board. The ultra-wide waist width maximizes the float of the shortened running length and the Surf Rocker profile pops the nose even further out of the snow when you step on the gas. Turn your tightest tree runs into a GS course on this nimble stick on even the deepest days. The Storm Chaser Splitboard features the Boltless Bridge which eliminates base hardware and Karakoram ultra clips for improved connection between board halves.
Boltless-Bridge: The Bolt-less Bridge eliminates split clip attachment hardware from the base of the board by re-profiling the wood core at the clips. The wood core under the clips is thicker providing better torsional stifness and a more powerful connection at the split clips.
Profile: Custom tip/tail rocker profile designed by surf shaper Chris Christenson for the Mountain Surfer and Storm Chaser. The nose rocker starts just inside of the front inserts and the tail rocker starts just at the back inserts. When you weight the tail of the board the nose ramps up out of the snow for insane float on the deepest days.
These subtle rocker contours match a Christenson surfboard rocker profile.
Like a serrated knife slicing into the snow, Traction Tech improves your edge grip by adding multiple contact points along the running length of your board. “Traction Tech is a critical feature for rockered boards. Rocker improves glide in mixed conditions, but the decreased edge contact makes it harder to really lock into your turns and hold a solid edge. Traction Tech is crucial to offset the edge drift of rocker.”
“How a board glides in powder, crust, corn or any snow more than an inch deep, is dictated by it’s front contact point and just past it. Next time you are in soft snow watch how much snow comes over the corner of the nose near the contact point. The billowing snow coming out from behind the tip means you are plowing through it which is obviously slowing you down. By adding a blunt nose you get the float benefits of a much longer nose without the ‘snow plow’ rounded tip and it’s extra swing weight.” - Jeremy Jones
|Size (cm)||Skins Group||Running Length (cm)||Nose Length (cm)||Tail Length (cm)||Nose Width (cm)||Waist Width (cm)||Tail Width (cm)||Sidecut Radius (m)||Reference Stance (cm)||Centered Stance (cm)||Setback (cm)||Weight Range (lbs/kg)|
|-||147||I||104||38.5||11.5||32.1||27.5||30.1||6.8||-||58||2.2||130-180 lbs. / 59-82 kg.|